Assembler (1st shift)

Celebrating a half-century in operations, Texas Hydraulics has a proven history of planning and adaptation that helps us maintain a leadership position in our industry year over year. Key to that success is hiring the right people to join our team, combined with a commitment to our long-term employees to provide opportunities for internal advancement, which creates the perfect mix of institutional knowledge and fresh ideas.

Due to recent departures, our Assembly team is short-handed and we need help to keep up with our production goals. The Assembler position is hourly with benefits that include Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical, plus dental and vision options, paid holidays, earned vacation and a 401k plan with an employer match. The team works Monday thru Thursday with shift start at 5 AM.


Responsibilities:

Assembles hydraulic cylinders, partially or completely, working at bench or on shop floor by performing the following duties.

  • Positions parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following blueprints
  • Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or other fasteners
  • Removes small quantities of metal with hand files and scrapers to produce close fit between parts
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • High School diploma/ GED with zero to six months related experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and procedure manuals
  • Demonstrate Math proficiency as it relates to this job

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; toxic or caustic chemicals & vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat (non-weather) & risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift & /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception & Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel & talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk & stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl & stand for extended periods of time.